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50 dead in South Sudan tribal raids: Officials

Fifty people were killed in raids by a tribal militia in eastern South Sudan, a local official said Wednesday, the latest in a series of attacks between rival communities.

Nov 29, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

South Sudan rebels claim responsibility for deadly convoy attack

South Sudan`s rebels have claimed responsibility for an ambush on a convoy of buses and other vehicles travelling on a major highway that killed at least 14 people.

Jun 09, 2017, 15:09 PM IST

Contaminated vaccines kill 15 children in South Sudan: Health Minister

Fifteen children died in a South Sudanese village last month after being administered with contaminated measles vaccines, the country's health minister said Friday.

Jun 02, 2017, 19:32 PM IST

South Sudan's ousted army chief in a fighting mood: President Salva Kiir

A showdown between South Sudan`s President Salva Kiir and his ousted army chief intensified on Friday after the general failed to return to the capital Juba following his dismissal amid a worsening civil war. 

May 12, 2017, 19:37 PM IST

South Sudan's sacked army chief quits Juba, dismisses fears amid civil war

South Sudan`s sacked former army chief Paul Malong sought on Wednesday to allay concerns he might join a revolt after leaving the capital Juba soon after his dismissal, saying he had no "problems" with the government.

May 10, 2017, 22:35 PM IST

South Sudan government agrees to deploy regional force, again

The South Sudan government has agreed to accept the deployment of a UN-mandated regional force in Juba after months of hesitation, a spokesman said.

Nov 26, 2016, 13:48 PM IST

Shooting in South Sudan's Juba, nine soccer fans killed by unidentified gunman

At least nine people were killed and 11 wounded in South Sudan`s capital, Juba, when an unidentified gunman opened fire on people watching a football match on television at the weekend, a police spokesman said on Monday.

Nov 07, 2016, 12:46 PM IST

UN peacekeepers failed to respond to South Sudan hotel attack: Inquiry

United Nations peacekeepers failed to respond to an attack on civilians by South Sudanese government troops at the Hotel Terrain in the capital Juba in July, less than a mile from a U.N. compound, a U.N. inquiry found on Tuesday.

Nov 02, 2016, 17:35 PM IST

South Sudan says rebels kill 21 civilians in ambush

Rebels attacked trucks carrying civilians in South Sudan, killing 21 people, the government said, as violence between rival forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and his former vice president risks dragging the country back into civil war.

Oct 10, 2016, 19:56 PM IST
156 Indians safely return home from war-torn South Sudan

156 Indians safely return home from war-torn South Sudan

The two Indian Air Force C-17 Globe Masters carrying Indians stranded in South Sudan is back in the country. 

Jul 15, 2016, 11:49 AM IST
Operation Sankat Mochan: 152 Indians safely land in Thiruvananthapuram from war-torn South Sudan

Operation Sankat Mochan: 152 Indians safely land in Thiruvananthapuram from war-torn South Sudan

The evacuation operation named as `Sankat Mochan` is being headed by Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retd) VK Singh.

Jul 15, 2016, 09:22 AM IST

'I don't want any more bloodshed in South Sudan': president

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir called on arch-rival Riek Machar on Thursday to meet for talks to salvage peace after days of intense gun battles in the capital Juba.

Jul 14, 2016, 20:29 PM IST
Operation Sankat Mochan: Indians evacuated safely out of South Sudan - In Pics

Operation Sankat Mochan: Indians evacuated safely out of South Sudan - In Pics

Indians on their way back to country from South Sudan.

Jul 14, 2016, 19:46 PM IST

Operation Sankat Mochan: Indian rescue team lands in Juba, evacuation begins

Operation Sankat Mochan is in full swing as the rescue team headed by Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh landed in Juba here on Thursday and the process for the evacuation of the stranded Indians began.

Jul 14, 2016, 16:04 PM IST
'Sankat Mochak' VK Singh arrives in South Sudan; Sushma Swaraj urges Indians to move out

'Sankat Mochak' VK Singh arrives in South Sudan; Sushma Swaraj urges Indians to move out

Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh is at the helm of the government`s `Operation Sankat Mochan` to evacuate Indians from South Sudan.

Jul 14, 2016, 15:44 PM IST

Ugandan army enters S.Sudan to evacuate citizens: AFP

A heavily-armed Ugandan military convoy crossed into South Sudan on Thursday to evacuate citizens trapped by recent fighting in the capital Juba, an AFP reporter at the border said.

Jul 14, 2016, 15:15 PM IST

Ugandan army enters S.Sudan to evacuate citizens

A heavily-armed Ugandan military convoy crossed into South Sudan to evacuate trapped citizens.

Jul 14, 2016, 14:57 PM IST
VK Singh leads 'Operation Sankat Mochan' to evacuate Indians from South Sudan

VK Singh leads 'Operation Sankat Mochan' to evacuate Indians from South Sudan

India has sent two C-17 military transport aircraft to Juba to evacuate Indians from South Sudan.

Jul 14, 2016, 09:03 AM IST
UN warns of new South Sudan fighting as humanitarian crisis grow

UN warns of new South Sudan fighting as humanitarian crisis grow

The United Nations warned Wednesday of the risk of fresh fighting in South Sudan after days of deadly gun battles that have sent thousands of people fleeing and prompted the urgent evacuation of foreign nationals.

Jul 13, 2016, 22:52 PM IST
Operation Sankat Mochan: VK Singh to lead evacuation of Indians from South Sudan

Operation Sankat Mochan: VK Singh to lead evacuation of Indians from South Sudan

South Sudan's capital is witnessing heavy fighting due to clashes between former rebels and government soldiers in several parts of the city.

Jul 13, 2016, 18:18 PM IST